How to Find a Sponsor

An ambitious woman needs a special kind of mentor who serves as a champion or sponsor. A sponsor is a strong advocate who has power and influence to make that advocacy produce positive career results for you. A sponsor endorses your qualifications and takes risks on your behalf, arguing that you should move up to a higher compensation tier or urging that you are ready for equity partnership or a significant leadership position. If you’ve read Ida Abbott’s great book — or even if you haven’t — this downloadable guide will help you find the sponsor that will make a difference in your life.